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How to Return to Work after Maternity Leave

Maternity Leave Return

On January 6, I became a new mom. I felt very stressed and overwhelmed. 12 weeks later  I became a working new mom. (Insert curse words here). Not only am I dealing with the stress and responsibilities of being a new parent, I now have to deal with the stress and responsibilities of my job. […] Read more…

7 Ways to Save Time for Working Moms

Saving Time For Working Moms

As you may have noticed, I like to keep my posts short and sweet. Why? 1) It’s my writing style. You’ll probably never see a novel from me. Maybe a collection of short stories. 2) My attention span is short. Distractions come easy to me—SQUIRREL! 3) I don’t have time. Between working, mommyhood, wifey-hood, I want […] Read more…

My Child is in Day Care. And I Feel Guilty. But Should I?

My Child is in Day Care

“I will not cry. I will not cry. I will not cry.” Those are the words I kept repeating to myself as I got Junior ready for his first day at Daycare. Being the type-A personality I am, I prepped and prepared everything the night before. I picked out his clothes, loaded the car, and […] Read more…

New Year’s Resolutions for Work

New Year's Resolutions for Work

We make new year’s resolutions for our bodies, our diet, our bad habits. Why not make one for our careers? Here is what I am going to work on for 2014. -Snack less. or at least snack on better things. I’m going to blame the pregnancy on this one. Chocolate was my bestest friend. I’ll […] Read more…

Do You Stand Up For Yourself At Work?

This is an employer’s market we’re living in. People are jumping at any job they can get, and are willing to go above and at each position. Because employers are looking for “driven, motivated, go-getters”. Rightfully so. But that does that set the expectations too high? When work starts piling up to the point where […] Read more…